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The affordances of media spaces for collaboration

Gaver, William. 1992. 'The affordances of media spaces for collaboration'. In: CSCW '92. Toronto, Canada. [Conference or Workshop Item]

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ABSTRACT
In this paper, I discuss the affordances offered by media spaces for collaboration, contrasting their properties with those of the everyday medium and exploring the implications for perception and interaction. Collaboration is situated in a physical environment which supports or
constrains the various forms social interactions might take. An analysis of the affordances of the environment – the properties that offer actions and interactions to those within it – thus complements analyses which emphasize social and cultural factors. Examining the “physics” of media space systems is helpful both in understanding how people use
them to collaborate and in suggesting possibilities for
design.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)

Identification Number (DOI):

10.1145/143457.371596

Keywords:

Video, mediaspaces, affordances, ecological approaches

Departments, Centres and Research Units:

Design
Design > Interaction Research Studio

Dates:

DateEvent
1992Published

Event Location:

Toronto, Canada

Item ID:

15096

Date Deposited:

02 Dec 2015 12:38

Last Modified:

13 Jun 2016 16:07

URI: http://research.gold.ac.uk/id/eprint/15096
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